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1063 Lower Main St Ste C101, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-6004
(808) 242-9630
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10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Japanese food and service!

I was pleasantly surprised to try this place again! My first experience wasn't so good. This time, the service and food was very tasty! I had combo b ( shrimp tempura, steak, sashimi) $16.50, hubby had combo c ( miso butterfish, tonkatsu, sashimi) )$15.50, kids had chicken katsu. All meals came... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised to try this place again! My first experience wasn't so good. This time, the service and food was very tasty! I had combo b ( shrimp tempura, steak, sashimi) $16.50, hubby had combo c ( miso butterfish, tonkatsu, sashimi) )$15.50, kids had chicken katsu. All meals came with tea, rice, miso soup. The food was tasty... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

While traveling in central Maui we wanted to go to a Japanese restaurant. We looked at Yelp and Tokyo TEI had 4 stars so we decided to eat there. The restaurant is hidden in the back wall of the multi level garage, so you can't see it from the street. It looked very run down. As we walked inside the... More 

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Makawao
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is my favorite hole in the wall (LOCAL) place for Japanese food on Maui. This is NOT Wailea/Lahaina fancy shmancy...I sat down after my work-out class in my shorts and tank top at 5pm when the place opens for dinner. It is tucked under the garage of an apartment and business complex (Puuone Towers, Lower Wailuku) and right next... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I have eaten here several times.. the staff is friendly but dining area is small.. The food seems to be made with a little more salt that I prefer.. Big note: this is right near a Korean Bar...some people with smaller children may be a little put off

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is very local style, great for families. The food is very good if you like Japanese food. The prices are very reasonable and the staff very friendly. I will return often.

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We love Japanese food and try to find "local" restaurants when we travel. Based on other reviews, we were looking forward to lunch at Tokyo Tei. The people were friendly, the music authentic, the other patrons seemed not to be tourists and the miso was tasty...so far so good! But we could barely find the chicken in the chicken sukiyaki... More 

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Kahului
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

They have a great combo of fish , roast pork salted cabbage,Miso soup with hot tea.it is only on there lunch menu's. I go especially for this combination plate for lunch.

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Kahului
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Love there food. Been going there since I been a child to present. .Also my kids have been going there since they were younger now as adults when they come home to visit they are one of the must eat place to go on there list of restaurants to eat at..

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Davenport, IA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I've been going to Tokyo Tei since I was a kid. It is a local favorite on Maui. I've had tempura at many restaurants, and nothing beats the tempura at Tokyo Tei. Both the shrimp and vegetable tempuras are amazing. I also always order the ahi sashimi. If you go for dinner, you can expect to receive white rice, some... More 

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kihei
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Small local place. The bentos are super tasty. Get one with the tempura. Best tempura I ever had. Ambiance and service is pleasant but not over the top

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1063 Lower Main St Ste C101, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-6004
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailuku
  • Phone Number: (808) 242-9630

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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